There are a number of procured services in Edinburgh. Use the drop-down below to find out more.
All in Edinbugh
All in Edinburgh is a service which supports people with a disability or long-term health condition to find and maintain paid jobs, providing a personalised service that meets each client's needs and aspirations.
It is delivered by the Edinburgh Supported Employment Consortium which is made up of the Action Group, Forth Sector, Intowork and ENABLE Scotland.
This support can include:
- Money and benefits advice;
- Assistance with job applications and support to arrange adjustments;
- Support to source vacancies;
- Job coaching within the workplace by an experienced employment worker;
- Support to retain a job if you need it; and
- Signposting to other services in Edinburgh, if appropriate.
If you're interested in finding out what we can do to help you find a job, call us on 0300 0200 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Route 2 (Employability Hubs)
Local employability hubs are based across the city. They are there to help you with whatever you need to move into work.
This might be:
- Help with job searching
- Preparing a CV and covering letter
- Online and paper applications
- Interview skills
- Information on training
- Telephone and printing facilities
The employability hubs also provide links to employers, local training providers and support with childcare. Details of work clubs, events and related opportunities are available too.
Our employability hubs also have up to date information on job vacancies, free computer access and experienced staff who can help you. Why not visit the one in your area?
Route 2 - South West Hub
Gate 55, 55 Sighthill Road, EH11 4PB - 0131 477 2800
Route 2 - East Hub
31 Bingham Avenue, EH15 3HZ - 0131 629 9858
Route 2 -South East Hub
Gate 13, 13 Newtoft Street, Gilmerton, EH17 8RG - 0131 258 7030
Route 2 - North West Hub
36 Muirhouse Crescent, EH4 4QL - 0131 332 8773
Route 2 - Leith Hub
122 Giles Street, EH6 6BZ - 0131 629 9858
Access To Industry
1:1 support for clients in recovery from substance misuse; recent experience of the criminal justice system; and homeless people in order to move onto college, training and work. We offer a programme of learning in our community college which is SQA accredited through Edinburgh College and a programme of therapeutic classes and opportunities. There is also access to work placements; training courses; and college access courses. Travel expenses are provided.
Phone: 0131 260 9721
Address: 156 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1RP
Subsidised Childcare For Working Parents
The City of Edinburgh Council, through its Economic Development and Communities and Families servfices, currently funds four individual childcare organisations to provide subsidised childcare to working parents on low incomes.
These organisations are based in the four areas of the city which suffer from the highest levels of unemployment, poverty and inequality of access – North Edinburgh, Wester Hailes, Craigmillar and South Edinburgh. The subsidy is applied to eligible working parents to reduce the cost of their childcare.
The Council is currently developing a specification for new contracts to begin in April 2019.
The current providers are:
Smile Childcare – 17 Calder Grove, Edinburgh EH11 4LZ – 0131 476 7800
Provides pre-school and after school care - Wester Hailes and surrounding areas.
Childcare Connections – 37 Southhouse Road, Edinburgh EH17 8EU – 0131 664 1111
Provides after school care at various schools in south Edinburgh – Gilmerton, Moredun, Inch and surrounding areas.
North Edinburgh Childcare – 18b Ferry Road Avenue, Edinburgh EH4 4BL – 0131 332 8001
Provides pre-school and after school care – Pilton, Muirhouse, Granton and surrounding areas.
Kidzcare – Haystax Nursery, 6 Hay Avenue, Edinburgh EH16 4AQ – 0131 657 0590
Provides pre-school and after school care – Niddrie, Craigmillar, Bingham and surrounding areas.